Kidnaps reported in the past five years

Charlie Reynolds made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Hertfordshire Constabulary

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Dear Hertfordshire Constabulary,

I am writing to you to enquire under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 about how often kidnaps were reported in the past five years to Hertfordshire Constabulary (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020).

I would also like to know what the motives were, how long people were held for and where were the victims from (town or village name).

Yours faithfully,

Amneet Kaur

no-reply@bch.ecase.gsi.gov.uk on behalf of FOI Team, Hertfordshire Constabulary

Our ref: FOI2021/01718

Dear Amneet Kaur,

I am writing with regards to your request for information, which was
received 17th March.

We have started to consider your request as shown below, however we
require further information before we are able to proceed.

1) how often kidnaps were reported in the past five years to Hertfordshire
Constabulary (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020).

2) I would also like to know what the motives were, how long people were
held for and where were the victims from (town or village name).

In relation to Q1 please clarify what you mean by 'how often' or do you
mean 'how many' kidnaps have been reported?

With regards to Q2 please clarify when you say 'how long people were held
for' who are you referring to?

Please advise how you wish for us to proceed.

As you will appreciate the statutory timescale for our response to your
request will not commence until we are supplied with the further
information which we require. In the event that we do not hear from you we
will assume that you do not wish to proceed with your request.

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.

Yours sincerely,
Jo Atkins

Dear Jo,
ref: FOI2021/01718
Thanks for getting back to me!

In your answer to question 1, yes I mean 'how many' kidnaps have been reported.

With regards to question 2, I am talking about the victims, the people who were kidnapped.

I look forward to hearing from you!

Yours sincerely,
Kaur Amneet

2 Atodiad

Dear Amneet Kaur,

I am writing in response to your request for information, received 17th
March.

Yours sincerely,
Jo Atkins